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A House of Industry for Burslem and Wolstanton? News of a meeting from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This meeting was held on Tuesday 18 February 1794 to discuss the possibility of building a House of Industry to administer relief to the poor of Burslem and Wolstanton. Parliament will have to agree ...

A List of Persons Receiving Relief from the Parish of Wolstanton - from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Family historians may relish this revealing booklet, which reports on the poverty suffered by the residents of Wolstanton, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, during 1830-1. It was commissioned by a parish committee ...

Abbot's Bromley: The Horn Dancers. Photographed by William Blake.

Photograph of a book illustration containing a village scene and a group of horn dancers. Horn dancing is an annual tradition, which is believed to have originated in 1226 at the Barthelmy Fair at ...

Accounts Document, 1698. Photographed by William Blake.

Photograph of a 17th Century document containing the accounts of a Mr. Addams in the Parish of "Stoke Upon Trent." The document is dated October 9th 1698.

Adderley Green Schools. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Adderley Green Schools just off Anchor Road, Adderley Green, Nr. Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Aerographing China. Photographed by William Blake.

Factory interior with a pottery worker aerographing china. Taken at Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Aerographing Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide of a pottery worker aerographing a bowl. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder ...

Aerographing Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide of a pottery worker aerographing a bowl. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder ...

Agreement on the price of straw - from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

While pottery manufacturers could agree on a standard list of prices for their wares, the cost of packaging was less predictable. In this agreement, local manufacturers complain of the "loss and detriment" ...

Albert Terrace, Wolstanton. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Albert Terrace, Wolstanton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Albert Terrace, Wolstanton. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Albert Terrace, Wolstanton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The scene includes a child holding a basket. A horse and cart can be seen in the background.

Alexander Scrivener

Alerxander Scrivener (1852-1921) was an architect and partner of R. Scrivener & Sons. Their offices and family home stood on Wellesley Street, Shelton, Stoke on Trent. He was a member of the North Staffordshire ...

Alstonefield Church. Photographed by William Blake.

Church interior taken at Alstonefield Church, Staffordshire.

Alton Castle, Formal Gardens and Buildings, Alton. Photographed by William Blake.

Stereoscope slide containing a view of the castle, formal gardens and buildings at Alton, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Originally home to the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury, Alton Towers ...

Alton Castle. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Alton Castle, showing part of the wall and towers from the medieval castle built in about 1175, with the 19th century convent buildings behind.

Alton Castle. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of Alton castle, Staffordshire.

Alton Castle. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of the castle, formal gardens and buildings at Alton, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Originally home to the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury, Alton Towers has been developed ...

Alton Castle. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Alton Castle showing the south-east angle of the tower and wall.